Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 718 656 662
Rank change year-on-year -62 +6 -76
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 473 610 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.62% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 346 449 587
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +21.62%

VBScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 92,683 97,747 102,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.66% 55.32% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 77,057 80,286 88,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VBScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 453 £50,000 +11.11% 61
UK excluding London -103 234 £40,000 - 53
London +44 232 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Midlands +12 74 £31,000 -22.50% 10
South East +13 69 £43,000 -4.44% 15
West Midlands +14 52 £29,000 -27.50% 5
East of England -6 40 £45,000 -14.29% 13
East Midlands +4 22 £31,000 -11.43% 5
North of England -59 21 £38,000 -1.30% 9
South West -8 16 £32,500 -21.69% 1
Scotland 0 12 £36,250 +27.19% 5
North West -67 12 £37,500 -2.60% 4
Yorkshire +27 7 £40,000 +14.29% 3
North East -13 2 - - 2
Wales +7 1 £35,000 +48.94%
Channel Islands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 290 (61.31%) Windows
2 278 (58.77%) PowerShell
3 261 (55.18%) Microsoft
4 194 (41.01%) SQL Server
5 179 (37.84%) SQL
6 163 (34.46%) SCCM
7 136 (28.75%) Windows Server
8 132 (27.91%) Active Directory
9 126 (26.64%) VMware
10 124 (26.22%) Windows 10
11 115 (24.31%) Finance
12 114 (24.10%) JavaScript
13 111 (23.47%) VB
14 105 (22.20%) C#
15 104 (21.99%) ITIL
16 100 (21.14%) .NET
17 92 (19.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 92 (19.45%) Problem-Solving
18 91 (19.24%) Degree
19 89 (18.82%) Windows 7
20 82 (17.34%) Microsoft Office
20 82 (17.34%) Office 365
21 80 (16.91%) HTML
22 78 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
23 75 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
24 69 (14.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 69 (14.59%) Computer Science
25 68 (14.38%) Computer Science Degree
26 67 (14.16%) MCSE
27 64 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (8.46%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.65%) IIS
4 17 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (3.17%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.33%) NServiceBus
7 10 (2.11%) Apache
8 9 (1.90%) CMS
8 9 (1.90%) Confluence
8 9 (1.90%) Joomla!
8 9 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (1.06%) Drupal
11 4 (0.85%) SAS
11 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 82 (17.34%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (11.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.33%) NetSuite
2 10 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.06%) Carpe Diem
4 5 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 82 (17.34%) Office 365
2 64 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.06%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.85%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.85%) BrowserStack
6 4 (0.85%) G Suite
6 4 (0.85%) IaaS
6 4 (0.85%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.85%) PaaS
6 4 (0.85%) Tricentis Tosca
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.94%) DNS
1 47 (9.94%) Firewall
2 37 (7.82%) WAN
3 36 (7.61%) LAN
4 35 (7.40%) Network Security
5 33 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 31 (6.55%) SAN
7 25 (5.29%) DHCP
8 23 (4.86%) Wireless
9 19 (4.02%) SMTP
9 19 (4.02%) VLAN
10 16 (3.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (3.38%) SSL
11 14 (2.96%) Internet
12 13 (2.75%) HTTP
12 13 (2.75%) VoIP
13 12 (2.54%) Intranet
14 10 (2.11%) Extranet
14 10 (2.11%) VPN
15 9 (1.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (41.01%) SQL Server
2 69 (14.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (6.98%) MySQL
4 20 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.06%) Power BI
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (9.30%) WinDbg
2 29 (6.13%) Selenium
3 28 (5.92%) JIRA
4 20 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.23%) SoapUI
4 20 (4.23%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.81%) Git (software)
6 17 (3.59%) HP UFT
7 16 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.17%) MSI
8 15 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (2.33%) Maven
10 10 (2.11%) AdminStudio
10 10 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (1.90%) InstallShield
12 7 (1.48%) Ant
12 7 (1.48%) JMeter
12 7 (1.48%) Subversion
12 7 (1.48%) TestNG
General
1 115 (24.31%) Finance
2 23 (4.86%) Banking
3 18 (3.81%) Retail
4 17 (3.59%) Advertising
5 13 (2.75%) Front Office
6 11 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.33%) Legal
7 10 (2.11%) Marketing
8 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.69%) Law
10 7 (1.48%) Back Office
10 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.48%) Publishing
11 4 (0.85%) French Language
11 4 (0.85%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (20.08%) Analyst
2 87 (18.39%) Developer
3 65 (13.74%) Desktop Support
4 48 (10.15%) SCCM Engineer
4 48 (10.15%) Support Analyst
5 44 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 42 (8.88%) Support Engineer
7 38 (8.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 37 (7.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 34 (7.19%) Senior SCCM Engineer
10 30 (6.34%) C# Developer
11 29 (6.13%) Desktop Analyst
11 29 (6.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 29 (6.13%) PowerShell Engineer
12 28 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
12 28 (5.92%) SQL Developer
12 28 (5.92%) Windows Engineer
13 26 (5.50%) Architect
14 25 (5.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (21.14%) .NET
2 80 (16.91%) HTML
3 54 (11.42%) ASP.NET
4 42 (8.88%) Web Services
5 33 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 31 (6.55%) SOAP
7 28 (5.92%) jQuery
8 27 (5.71%) CSS
9 26 (5.50%) REST
10 22 (4.65%) XML
11 18 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (2.96%) Classic ASP
12 14 (2.96%) HTML5
13 13 (2.75%) Software Packaging
14 11 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (2.33%) Flash
15 10 (2.11%) AngularJS
15 10 (2.11%) Middleware
16 9 (1.90%) Gherkin
16 9 (1.90%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.59%) Computer Science
2 63 (13.32%) Self-Motivation
3 53 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (8.88%) User Experience
5 39 (8.25%) Data Centre
6 28 (5.92%) Blackberry
7 22 (4.65%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.81%) Fat Client
8 18 (3.81%) Thin Client
9 17 (3.59%) Handset
10 16 (3.38%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.90%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.27%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.27%) Public Cloud
15 5 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (1.06%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 290 (61.31%) Windows
2 136 (28.75%) Windows Server
3 124 (26.22%) Windows 10
4 89 (18.82%) Windows 7
5 60 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (10.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (7.19%) Linux
8 22 (4.65%) Unix
9 18 (3.81%) Android
10 16 (3.38%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.85%) Solaris
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
14 2 (0.42%) CentOS
15 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.99%) ITIL
2 92 (19.45%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (11.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 45 (9.51%) Test Automation
6 42 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (8.88%) Migration
7 41 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 38 (8.03%) Software Engineering
9 35 (7.40%) Project Management
10 30 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (5.50%) Information Security
12 24 (5.07%) Task Automation
13 22 (4.65%) ERP
14 21 (4.44%) MVC
14 21 (4.44%) SDLC
15 20 (4.23%) Scrum
16 19 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (4.02%) PRINCE2
17 17 (3.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 278 (58.77%) PowerShell
2 179 (37.84%) SQL
3 114 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 111 (23.47%) VB
5 105 (22.20%) C#
6 56 (11.84%) Python
7 48 (10.15%) T-SQL
8 37 (7.82%) Perl
9 35 (7.40%) Java
10 26 (5.50%) C++
10 26 (5.50%) VB.NET
11 25 (5.29%) C
12 20 (4.23%) PHP
13 15 (3.17%) Ruby
14 14 (2.96%) VBA
15 13 (2.75%) Bash Shell
16 11 (2.33%) Groovy
17 9 (1.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 9 (1.90%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (19.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (19.24%) Degree
3 68 (14.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 67 (14.16%) MCSE
5 46 (9.73%) MCP
6 27 (5.71%) MCSA
7 18 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 17 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (3.38%) CISSP
9 16 (3.38%) GIAC
10 15 (3.17%) MCITP
11 14 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.54%) CCNA
13 11 (2.33%) CCNP
13 11 (2.33%) ISEB
13 11 (2.33%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.90%) PMI Certification
15 8 (1.69%) ISTQB
16 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.44%) QA
2 17 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (3.38%) SAS 70
3 16 (3.38%) SLA
4 9 (1.90%) GDPR
4 9 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.06%) PMO
5 5 (1.06%) WCAG
6 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 75 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (8.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (7.19%) BitLocker
5 32 (6.77%) Hyper-V
6 23 (4.86%) vSphere
7 19 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.96%) XenApp
9 9 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.69%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.69%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.85%) Docker
12 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.63%) ACF2
13 3 (0.63%) RACF
14 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 163 (34.46%) SCCM
2 44 (9.30%) Perfmon
3 41 (8.67%) WSUS
4 27 (5.71%) WMI
5 20 (4.23%) vRealize
6 19 (4.02%) SCOrch
7 17 (3.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 12 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (2.54%) SCOM
9 11 (2.33%) HP ALM
9 11 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (1.48%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.27%) Puppet
13 5 (1.06%) Nessus
14 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 261 (55.18%) Microsoft
2 126 (26.64%) VMware
3 62 (13.11%) Citrix
4 45 (9.51%) Oracle
5 42 (8.88%) Bloomberg
6 38 (8.03%) HP
7 28 (5.92%) Cisco
7 28 (5.92%) Reuters
8 26 (5.50%) Apple
9 25 (5.29%) CommVault
10 24 (5.07%) Splunk
11 20 (4.23%) SAP
12 17 (3.59%) Google
12 17 (3.59%) Ivanti
12 17 (3.59%) McAfee
12 17 (3.59%) Symantec
13 16 (3.38%) iManage
14 14 (2.96%) Veeam
15 12 (2.54%) Epicor
15 12 (2.54%) Sage